Afghanistan has submitted Navid Mahmoudi's "Parting" (“Raftan”) in the foreign-language category at the 89th Academy Awards. Nepal has chosen Min Bahadur Bham's "The Black Hen" (“Kalo Pothi”)…
"Wolf & Sheep," an Afghan fantasy drama, claimed the Art Cinema Award at the Directors' Fortnight (aka Quinzaine des Realisateurs) section of the Cannes festival. The award was announced on Friday…
Hassan Nazer's "Utopia" will represent Afghanistan in the foreign-language film category at the 88th Academy Awards.
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GOTEBORG, Sweden– Scandinavian sales house LevelK has acquired Danish documentary feature “Motley’s Law,” about Kimberley Motley, a former Miss Wisconsin-turned-litigator in Afghanistan. Doc is…
Jamshid Mahmoudi's debut feature, "A Few Cubic Meters of Love" is Afghanistan's entry for the foreign-language Academy Awards.
At once immersive and apolitical, "The Hornet's Nest" offers a vivid up-close look at the carnage and chaos that define the day-to-day life — and death — of U.S. military personnel in…
Sebastian Junger delivers a worthy companion piece to 'Restrepo' with this more reflective dispatch from the front lines of Afghanistan.
Simon Cowell's Syco and FremantleMedia is to launch "Afghanistan's Got Talent," which will be the 55th local adaptation of the format. The show will bow later this year on Afghanistan's 1TV Media. It…
The power of television to reflect and effect change in a society during an epochal period of transition is vividly examined in "The Network," Eva Orner's illuminating documentary about the founding…
Afghanistan has decided to send helmer Atiq Rahimi's war drama "The Patience Stone" (Syngue sabour) to vie for a foreign language Oscar nomination.
Farrell Meisel, a veteran U.S. TV executive overseeing a TV network in Afghanistan, is leaving the position after 20 months, citing security concerns.